A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1904-01-19 - 1904-01-19
Summary:

Opening with matinee Wednesday afternoon. Price details and schedule included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1904-01-20 - 1904-01-23
Summary:

Opening with matinee Wednesday afternoon. Price details and schedule included. Booking plan can be seen and tickets obtained at the City Hall and Robinson Piano Co.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1904-01-23 - 1904-01-27
Summary:

The Bioscope is the only one of its kind really worth seeing. Emphasis on the pictures are steady and continuous and do not dazzle the eye. Cinematographic art as exhibited in the leading theatres of Europe and America. Price details included. Seats reserved can be booked at the Robinson Piano…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1904-01-28 - 1904-01-28
Summary:

Freear's New World-Famous Protean Vaudeville Entertainment Frivolities' will be returned in Hong Kong. Noted that M. Rehemanjee's famous new bioscope will be shown in the interval.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1904-01-29 - 1904-01-29
Summary:

Freear's New World-Famous Protean Vaudeville Entertainment Frivolities' will be returned in Hong Kong tomorrow. Noted that M. Rehemanjee's famous new bioscope will be shown in the interval.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1904-01-30 - 1904-01-30
Summary:

Freear's World-Famous Frivolities is going to be shown tonight. Detailed description of the programme. M. Rehemanjee's new and celebrated 'Bioscope' will be exhibited for 15 minutes only.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1904-01-30
Summary:

The programme of Mr. Freear's entertainment at the City Hall this evening; The programme included an extra item M. Rehemanjee's New and Celebrated 'Bioscope' for 15 minutes only.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1905-05-27
Summary:

For stealing an ear-pick from a Chinese woman at the Ko Shing Theatre on Wednesday night, a Chinaman was sentenced to three weeks' hard labour by Mr. G.N. Orme, at the Magistracy on Thursday.

9
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-02-22
Summary:

There are nice questions appear on the agenda of the meeting of the Legislative Council today. There is concern about the City Hall. The City Hall is the only place for public assembly in the Colony, but it is out of date in size and accommodation. The theatre is a most miserable apology for…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-04-28
Summary:

On Monday the 'Napoleon of the world's magicians' arrives in the Colony and will stay one week. This magician is from England and had made various performance before the Kings and presidents. His first part of the program is called 'creation and the second part will have a…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-05-15 - 1906-05-16
Summary:

An exhibition of moving pictures will be given on May 17th, 18th and 19th. The pictures are largely of the late Russo-Japanese War; Some Okayama Orphanage scenes of events in London, the Continent and America were introduced. Price details included. Plan at the Robinson Piano Co., Ltd.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-05-17 - 1906-05-17
Summary:

An exhibition of moving pictures will be given on May 17th, 18th and 19th. The pictures are largely of the late Russo-Japanese War; Some Okayama Orphanage scenes of events in London, the Continent and America were introduced. Price details included. Plan at the Robinson Piano Co., Ltd. Mr. S.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-05-18 - 1906-05-18
Summary:

An exhibition of moving pictures will be given on May 18th and 19th. The pictures are largely of the late Russo-Japanese War; Some Okayama Orphanage scenes of events in London, the Continent and America were introduced. Price details included. Plan at the Robinson Piano Co., Ltd.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-05-19 - 1906-05-19
Summary:

An exhibition of moving pictures will be given on May 19th. The pictures are largely of the late Russo-Japanese War; Some Okayama Orphanage scenes of events in London, the Continent and America were introduced. Price details included. Plan at the Robinson Piano Co., Ltd.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-05-19
Summary:

A fine show of moving pictures is given in the City Hall tonight in aid of a Japanese orphanage. The picture illustrates a good many of the struggles during the recent war, while the institution which is to be benefitted by the proceeds is deserving of support.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-06-07 - 1906-06-09
Summary:

Saturday and Monday, commencing 9pm; Soldiers and Sailors in uniform 50 cents

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-06-07
Summary:

On Saturday night 182,000 moving pictures illustrative of the Britt-Nelson contest will be shown in the City Hall, under the supervision of the representative for the Far East of Mr. J. W. Coffroth. The fight of 18 rounds was the most exciting character. The entertainment will be given for 2…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-06-11 - 1906-06-11
Summary:

Monday, commencing 9pm; Soldiers and Sailors in uniform 50 cents

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-06-11
Summary:

The show of 'moving pictures' at the City Hall on Saturday night drew a fairly large and appreciative audience, and the leading 'actors' in the Britt Nelson night weight contest. The pictures are clear and steady, and certainly make up a unique performance which will attract…

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Headline: Boxing
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-11-13
Summary:

Arrangements have been made for a meeting at the City Hall on Dec 7 between Billy Bellew and Roberts of the Dockyard Police. On Thursday nest Billy meets Taff Childs, and they are expected to go 10 rounds for a side stake of 200 at the Victoria Cinematograph.